Digital Storytelling & Multimedia Production


Upon completion of this course, participants will have a solid understanding of digital storytelling and multimedia production. They will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to create engaging digital narratives using various multimedia elements, understand the ethical and legal considerations in digital storytelling, and effectively distribute their digital stories through different platforms and channels.

This course equips participants with the skills and knowledge to create engaging and impactful multimedia stories using various digital platforms. Students will learn how to combine different media elements, such as text, images, audio, and video, to craft compelling narratives that resonate with audiences in the digital age.


In Person

  • Real-world examples and case studies.
  • Practical assignments and exercises to apply learned techniques.
  • Live Q & A sessions with experienced Practitioners.
  • Peer-to-peer collaboration through discussion forums.
  • On-camera practice sessions for hands-on experience.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Digital Storytelling

  • Understanding the power of storytelling in the digital era
  • Evolution of digital storytelling and its impact on communication
  • Elements of a successful digital story: Plot, characters, conflict, resolution
  • Different types of digital stories: Narrative, documentary, promotional, educational

Module 2: Multimedia Elements and Tools

  • Exploring various multimedia elements: Text, images, audio, video
  • Introduction to multimedia editing software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Basic image editing techniques: Cropping, resizing, enhancing
  • Recording and editing audio: Voiceovers, interviews, ambient sounds
  • Video editing fundamentals: Cutting, transitions, effects

Module 3: Crafting Engaging Narratives

  • Storyboarding and scriptwriting for multimedia narratives
  • Tailoring narratives for different platforms and audiences
  • Incorporating storytelling techniques: Suspense, emotion, conflict
  • Adapting traditional storytelling structures for digital media
  • Balancing information and entertainment in digital narratives

Module 4: Visual Storytelling and Graphic Design

  • Visual communication principles for multimedia storytelling
  • Selecting and using appropriate images to enhance narratives
  • Designing captivating graphics, infographics, and visual elements
  • Typography and layout considerations for digital narratives
  • Using color psychology to convey emotions and messages

Module 5: Audio Storytelling and Podcast Production

  • Harnessing the power of sound in digital narratives
  • Recording high-quality audio: Equipment, settings, techniques
  • Creating engaging podcast episodes: Structure, scripting, hosting
  • Editing audio for clarity and impact
  • Publishing and promoting podcasts across platforms

Module 6: Video Storytelling and Editing

  • Understanding the language of video: Shots, angles, framing
  • Planning and shooting video footage for storytelling
  • Video editing techniques for narrative coherence
  • Adding visual effects, titles, and graphics to video projects
  • Exporting and optimizing videos for online platforms

Module 7: Interactive and Immersive Storytelling

  • Exploring interactive multimedia formats: Web articles, interactive videos, VR
  • Creating interactive elements: Hotspots, clickable links, quizzes
  • Immersive storytelling using virtual and augmented reality
  • Integrating user engagement and interactivity into digital narratives

Module 8: Digital Distribution and Audience Engagement

  • Strategies for sharing and promoting digital stories
  • Leveraging social media platforms for maximum reach
  • Utilizing SEO and keywords to enhance discoverability
  • Building and engaging with online communities around narratives
  • Measuring and analyzing audience engagement metrics

Module 9: Ethics and Copyright in Digital Storytelling

  • Ethical considerations in multimedia production and distribution
  • Copyright and fair use principles for multimedia content
  • Crediting sources and obtaining permissions for media elements
  • Navigating potential legal and ethical challenges in digital narratives

Module 10: Final Project: Creating a Digital Story

  • Participants conceptualize, produce, and present a multimedia digital story
  • Incorporating learned techniques and elements into the final project
  • Peer feedback and evaluation of digital story projects
  • Presenting final projects to the class and receiving constructive critique


  • Quizzes and assessments on each module
  • Hands-on assignments involving multimedia creation and editing
  • Group projects and collaborations on multimedia narratives

Final project:

Creation and presentation of a comprehensive digital story


Upon successful completion of the course and assessments, participants will receive a certificate in Digital Storytelling and Multimedia Production.


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  • Digital Storytelling & Multimedia Production
  • In Person
  • 9-13 OCT. 2023
  • ₦‎150,000.00
  • GET 50% OFF